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Deploying Red Tide Detector

Sensors watch for Red Tides

This year an array of sensors are watching for harmful red tides in the Gulf of Maine. Red tides are toxic and can cause paralytic shellfish poisoning.
Solid Air project removes need for diving tanks of compressed air

Project to replace diving tanks with “solid air” wins prize

Students win $1000 to advance their process by which oxygen and nitrogen can be harnessed in solid form and used by SCUBA divers.
Underwater Street View -Bermuda, North East Breaker

Google adds more Virtual Dives to Underwater Street View

With the help of the Catlin Seaview Survey, Google has added more underwater locations to its "Street View". Google put the first marine images up...
Handshake ocean-floor fault found

Deep-Sea Study reveals cause of 2011 Tsunami

The devastating tsunami that struck Japan’s Tohoku region in March 2011 was touched off by a submarine earthquake far more massive than anything geologists...

New Sensor Monitors Ocean Acidification

Scientists and engineers have achieved the first step in developing a cost-effective micro sensor for long-term monitoring of ocean acidification. The new technology, that will...

Underwater Internet coming Soon?

You don't usually find a wireless network whilst underwater, but that may change as researchers develop a deep-sea internet

Underwater Robot Successfully Tested at Sea

The Trident underwater robot has been able to find and retrieve independently an object in an unknown seabed facing the adverse conditions presented by...
Image by James Gleason, Northwest Hydro Inc

3D Sonar Map Shows Sunken Civil War Ship

One hundred and fifty years ago, 20 miles off the coast of Texas, the Hatteras gunboat was sunk during a battle with the famous...

Marine Robots detect Endangered Whales

Underwater robots detect nine endangered North Atlantic right whales

Wave-Powered Robot Completes 9000 Mile Journey

The first wave powered autonomous marine robot, called “Papa Mau”, has completed a 9,000 nautical mile (16,668 kilometers) scientific journey across the Pacific Ocean...